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Deborah Ann Johnson Wilson

Deborah Ann Johnson Wilson

also known as Deborah A Wilson

Practice areas:

Divorce & Separation, Child Custody, Child Support

About Me



Deborah A. Wilson



Deborah A. Wilson, Esq., is the owner of a boutique family law firm located in historic Fairfax City, Virginia. She has practiced family law for over 25 years and has earned a solid reputation as a compassionate and fair-minded attorney. An AV® rated Martindale-Hubbell attorney, she has earned the highest possible peer review rating in legal ability and ethical standards. Ms. Wilson has litigated a number of family law cases and was named 2011 Top Lawyer by Northern Virginia magazine. In 2012, she was honored to be listed in: Virginia’s Top Rated Lawyers, Washington D.C. & Baltimore’s Top Rated Lawyers, and Washington D.C.’s Women Leaders in the Law.

She has served on the Virginia State Bar (“VSB”) Disciplinary Board; VSB Professionalism Faculty; and VSB Judicial Nomination Committee. She served as a Fairfax County Circuit Court Commissioner in Chancery and currently serves as a Court Conciliator for the Fairfax County Juvenile & Domestic Relations General District Court. Ms. Wilson is a graduate of Georgetown University Law Center.

Deborah A. Wilson, Attorney at Law

4161 Chain Bridge Road Fairfax, VA 22030

ph: 703.359.0070 • fax: 703.359.8190


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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1985

  1. Divorce & Separation: 34%
    23 years
  2. Child Support: 33%
    28 years
  3. Child Custody: 33%
    28 years


Payment Types:

Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

26 total 

  • James Hill Wilson Jr.

    I endorse this lawyer. She makes thoughtful, intelligent contributions to the Avvo forums.


    James Wilson Divorce & Separation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Howard M Lewis

    I endorse this lawyer. Attorney Wilson is one of the finest attorneys in her state, I highly recommend her legal services.


    Howard Lewis Divorce & Separation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

4161 Chain Bridge Rd
Fairfax, VA, 220304102



VAAuthorized to practice law198603/11/2014

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

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Award NameGrantorDate Granted
DC Women Leaders in the LawWashington Post Magazine2013
AV PreeminentMartindale-Hubbell2013
2011 Top LawyerNorthern Virginia Magazine2011

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Attorney/PrincipalLaw Office of Deborah A. Wilson1997 - Present
Principal/OwnerWilson & Zepecki1994 - 1997


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Fairfax Bar Association, Family Law SectionN/AN/A

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Logan v. Fairfax County, 13 Va. App. 123, 128, 409 S.E.2d 460, 463 (1991Decision Affirmed on appeal

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Publication NameTitleDate
29 Howard Law Journal 481Prosecutorial Misuse of Peremptory Challenges and the Sixth Amendment.1986


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Georgetown University Law CenterLawJD - Juris Doctor1984

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Continuing Legal Education Seminar"Family Law Practice Tips and Pitfalls"2011